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How to Avoid Potential Pitfalls With User-Generated Content
Marketing Bootcamp

How to Avoid Potential Pitfalls With User-Generated Content

You need to define legal responsibilities and develop a filter process to ensure you promote only high-quality submissions.
Ayodeji Onibalusi
Twitter Didn't Have to Ban a User for Posting an Olympic GIF, But It Did Anyway
Twitter

Twitter Didn't Have to Ban a User for Posting an Olympic GIF, But It Did Anyway

The social network acted in the International Olympic Committee's and NBC's interests at the expense of a dedicated user.
Lydia Belanger
The Hidden Danger of Online Business Coaches
Business Coaching

The Hidden Danger of Online Business Coaches

'By agreeing to those terms, you're actually agreeing to give away your content or contributions to the coach.'
Mary Simms
Can There Be Plagiarism In Marketing?
Marketing Bootcamp

Can There Be Plagiarism In Marketing?

Truly unique ideas are all but impossible but you make any idea your own by putting your brand's spin on it.
Jim Joseph
What I Learned From Being an Accidental Copycat
The Grind

What I Learned From Being an Accidental Copycat

Did Melania plagiarize Michelle (and, if so, why her instead of Pat Nixon or Nancy Reagan?) or are we all just recycling and reusing good lines?
Adina Grigore
Axl Rose Is Fat. His Personal Branding Should Embrace That.
Marketing Bootcamp

Axl Rose Is Fat. His Personal Branding Should Embrace That.

There is a danger in trying to wipe out who we are online. Axl Rose is putting his authenticity at risk.
Ray Hennessey
Larry Page Spars With Oracle Attorney at Android Trial
Lawsuits

Larry Page Spars With Oracle Attorney at Android Trial

In a retrial at San Francisco federal court, Oracle Corp. has claimed Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its copyright on parts of Java, a development platform. Alphabet Inc.'s Google unit said it should be able to use Java without paying a fee under the fair-use provision of copyright law.
Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google
Copyright Infringement

Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google

Safra Catz told jurors that the point of the acquisition was to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.
Google, Oracle Compete for Innovation Label in Android Retrial
Lawsuits

Google, Oracle Compete for Innovation Label in Android Retrial

Oracle claims Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its copyright on parts of the Java programming language, while Alphabet Inc.'s Google says it should be able to use Java without paying a fee under the fair-use provision of copyright law.
Increase Your Marketing ROI with Free Content
Copyrights

Increase Your Marketing ROI with Free Content

Just make sure you have the legal right to use it.
Eric Siu
YouTube Videos Can Now Earn Money During Content Disputes
YouTube

YouTube Videos Can Now Earn Money During Content Disputes

Previously, you wouldn't get anything from a video's advertising if someone else claimed that it violated their copyright.
A Chinese Sportswear Brand Called Uncle Martian Just Launched, and It Appears to Be Openly Ripping Off Under Armour
China

A Chinese Sportswear Brand Called Uncle Martian Just Launched, and It Appears to Be Openly Ripping Off Under Armour

See if you can see any differences between the two companies' logos.
Remembering Prince: What The Purple One Can Teach You About Creativity
Make More Happen

Remembering Prince: What The Purple One Can Teach You About Creativity

"Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today, to get through this thing called life."
Linda Lacina
Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial
Copyrights

Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial

After a deadlocked jury in 2012, the companies failed to reach an agreement at a settlement conference last week.